U.S. and World War II Europe: Memory
Office of Study
Abroad, Michigan State University
College of Arts and
American Studies and Integrative Studies in Arts and Humanities
Dr. Jeff Charnley, Faculty Program Leader
Julie O'Connor, Program
15. May - 29. June, 2006
Campus Phase of Program 15-25 May 2006
from Detroit Metro 2 June 2006
Student Writing Assignments
D-Day Invasion Areas
Juno and Gold Beaches
Ste. Mere Eglise
and the US Military Cemetery
Mont Saint Michel and a Special Group Dinner as
We Leave Normandy
Sherman Tank and Students Examining a Local War
“Route of Liberty” KM marker
1147—688 miles from the first marker at Utah Beach in Normandy
Moselle River and Koblenz, Germany
Rhine River Cruise
exploring this German university town
“Balanced Diet” of Brats Market Square
in Weimar, Germany
study the “Little Camp Memorial” at Buchenwald
Elie Wiesel was among those imprisoned in this part
of Buchenwald and liberated in April 1945.
the many Berlin
Bears on display in the city during our stay in 2006
scene near a canal in Amsterdam
We’ve just visited the Anne Frank House Museum.
original copy of Anne’s famous wartime diary is at this museum.
ready to board our flight back to the US
Airport in Amsterdam on 29 June 2006!
exams are completed!
last updated at end of program on 29 June 2006]